Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for May, 2010

Follow-up Post on Cannabis and Anxiety

May 28, 2010
Allan Frankel, MD

I thought I would post an update to my prior blog on anxiety. I have been seeing a lot of success with patients using sativa or non psychoactive tinctures. The patients generally take a few drops in the AM and…

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Why a Puff is Not a Puff

May 7, 2010
Allan Frankel, MD

We often speak about taking one puff, or several puffs, as if we think we are truly measuring our medicine. Sure, there is some amount of measuring counting puffs, but here are some reasons, there are others, why puffs are…

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Why Doesn’t TSA Bother Passengers With Cannabis?

May 7, 2010
Allan Frankel, MD

This past year there have been announcements from both Oakland and LA airports that they will not be bothering patients with cannabis. Many of us travel with minor amounts of our medication and are never bothered – or “caught”. This…

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All Medicine Is Always Titrated For Each Patient

May 7, 2010
Allan Frankel, MD

It seems to me that some peopleĀ  make disparaging remarks regarding cannabis due to the fact that all patients need to adjust their doses. This is true and also true of most other medications. In 1990 when Prozac was first…

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